Sump Pump Service

If there’s one thing that Des Moines residents can all agree on it’s that nobody wants to be caught in one of their infamous flash floods without a functional sump pump. Although the streets may Our technician investigation before providing an emergency sump pump repair in Ankeny, IAfill up with water and the emergency flood alerts may come through nonstop, local homeowners can have peace of mind that their home is protected when their sump pump is hard at work. At Lazer Home Services, we’re here to guarantee that your sump pump is in prime condition. 

Schedule your sump pump service with Lazer Home Services today. Our technicians have years of experience taking care of plumbing troubles throughout West Des Moines and the surrounding regions. We’ll handle anything from your sewage ejector pump maintenance to your hot water heater repairs. All you have to do is pick up the phone and give us a call!

Sump Pump Repair

You shouldn’t wait until a heavy storm causes flooding and severe water damage in your basement to discover that your sump pump is damaged. No, your sump pump repairs should be taken care of ahead of time so you’re not left with an expected plumbing disaster on your hands. Luckily, you have a leading plumbing company at your disposal for all the repairs your sump pump requires. Just give us a call if you notice any of the following warning signs: 

  • Failure to operate
  • Loud and unusual noises
  • Dry sump pit
  • Worn out electrical wiring
  • Visible rust or corrosion
  • Frequent or nonstop cycling
  • Defective motor
  • Age exceeds ten years

Emergency Sump Pump Repair

Sometimes, sump pump repairs just can’t wait a day or two. They need to be performed immediately, or you’ll risk irreversible damage. If you believe this to be the case, please reach out to a Lazer Home Services representative to schedule an emergency sump pump repair appointment. Our expertly trained technicians will be dispatched to your home as soon as possible with industry-leading knowledge and state-of-the-art tools to perform necessary sump pump repairs on the spot. 

Sump Pump Maintenance

Unlike some of your other plumbing fixtures, sump pumps are rather low-maintenance instruments. They are not put to use as often as regular plumbing devices, so they don’t experience much wear and tear or internal damage. That doesn’t mean you should neglect your sump pump maintenance. In fact, it’s incredibly important to keep up with routine care, as light as it may be, so that your pump is in good condition to handle the flood season in the Des Moines, IA, area. 

Let’s take a look at how you can protect yourself from the Mississippi River floods by performing some DIY sump pump maintenance. We also recommend quarterly check-ups.

  1. Unplug the sump pump and remove it from the basin
  2. Empty the basin of any standing water
  3. Remove any debris left in the basin, so nothing is obstructing the inlet screen
  4. Check the sump pump for rust, corrosion, or other damage
  5. Don’t forget necessary battery maintenance if you have a battery-powered sump pump
  6. Reinstall the sump pump, plug it in, and fill the basin with a few gallons of water to ensure the float switch is working properly. 

Of course, homeowners should schedule sump pump services at least once a year with a Lazer Home Services professional plumber. During this full-service inspection, we’ll perform maintenance for the sewage ejector pump, sump pump motor, sump pit, and every other essential component, including electrical repairs. Rest assured that every inch of your sump pump will be in perfect condition by the time we’re done with it. 

Emergency Sump Pump Maintenance

Are approaching April showers reminding you that your sump pump hasn’t been serviced in over a year? Don’t worry! Lazer Home Services offers emergency sump pump services for all local residents in and around West Des Moines and beyond! Whether your sump pump needs some quick battery maintenance or an extensive water leak repair, the experts at Lazer Home Service can perform all the necessary repairs to make sure your sump pump is ready for the spring downpour. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.